Archive, Manuscript & Rare Book collections are accessed in Olin Library at the Special Collections reading room.
HOURS: Monday - Friday 9:00-5:00 by appointment
LOCATION: Olin Library, 1st floor, Danforth Campus
REQUESTS / APPOINTMENTS: 314-935-5495 email@example.com
*collections stored offsite require advance notice for retrieval and use
Questions about a specific topic? Contact:
University Archives: Sonya Rooney
Rare Books: Cassie Brand
Manuscript: Joel Minor
Local History: Miranda Rectenwald
Modern Graphic History Library: Skye Lacerte
Film & Media Archive: Andy Uhrich
This Research Guide offers some suggestions and tips for locating information for reunions, alumni events, compiling histories of a department or group, or other historical projects. University Archives staff are happy to help answer questions, just ask!
A quick review of campus history might give you some ideas of how to start your research. Below are books to consider reviewing.
all available through the WUSTL Library system:
In addition to the published sources listed below, brief information files on other departments and schools are available at University Archives in the Washington University School and Department History Files (WUA00031) (Listed in alphabetical order by school, department, or college)